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|25 min||15 x 11 x 10"||1.5 qt.||Yes||3-year limited|
The Cuisinart ICE-50BC Supreme is a professional-grade ice cream maker designed for ease of use and simple cleaning. Best of all, this appliance will help you make decadent and delicious desserts in a matter of minutes instead of hours. In fact, unlike lower-quality appliances, this machine is packed with handy features that will drastically cut back on the preparation time and it even features a highly appealing design that will undoubtedly liven up your kitchen decor. The silver, brushed stainless-steel design can certainly blend in various decor schemes, which means that you can openly leave it out on the counter or table instead of having to find a place for it in the cabinet.
Unlike other appliances, the Cuisinart ICE-50BC does not need to be treated with rock salt and ice cubes prior to the churning process, which certainly helps to save up on time. In fact, this machine manages to produce quite a fair amount of ice cream in very little time, thus ensuring that you always have some dessert on hand to serve to your guests. From ice cream to frozen Gelato or even sherbets, sorbets or frozen drinks like slushies, the appliance will assist you as you add your personal touch to your favorite dessert. Therefore, calorie-conscious individuals can decide whether they want to go for skimmed or whole milk or low-fat cream for that matter. Similarly, diabetics can finally indulge in some ice cream as they skip the sugar or use a natural sweetener for their homemade dessert. The boxed packaging also includes a detailed instructions manual as well as a recipe booklet to help you concoct your favorite treats at home.
As far as downsides go, there have been just a few issues reported with this particular machine. For example, a customer found the appliance to be too noisy for him and used it less regularly as a result. Another person complained about the fact that the machine was too bulky and clamed quite a lot of counter space. Finally, one user didn’t like the fact that the churning paddle was made in plastic while the rest of the appliance boasts of a stainless steel texture. Other than these few couple of drawbacks, however, this particular model received a staggering amount of positive reviews.
This particular ice cream make can easily make up to 1-1/2 quart of ice cream, sorbet or frozen yogurt in one batch. This is a fairly generous amount that can easily suit large families with children, although isn’t as much as you could make with the similarly-priced White Mountain Appalachian Series. In fact, a few users claimed that they managed to whip up several batches in the same day to lessen the number of times that they turned the machine on, hence minimizing wear and tear.
The Cuisinart ICE 50BC only requires 25 minutes to churn your mixture into perfectly creamy ice cream. Best of all, the bowl does not require to be chilled before use, which will certainly help you save up on time. However, the appliance usually produces soft-serve ice cream which means that you might have to chill it for a few extra hours for a firmer consistency.
Extra Features: 5/5
This machine is particularly known for its professional-grade feature. The timer, for example, is one particularly helpful feature that most customers appreciated since they could go about with their daily routine activities while the machine did all the work for them. Similarly, since the appliance features a fully-automatic mechanism, you won’t have to continuously scrape down the sides of the bowl or whisk the mixture by hand to ensure proper and even mixing.
The lid is fully transparent, allowing you to see exactly what’s going on without having to repeatedly close and open the appliance. If you want to make several batches at the same time, you’ll certainly appreciate the fact that the bowl does not need to be frozen between batches since it already includes a built-in compressor to keep your mixture as cool as possible. The stainless steel texture also makes the machine very easy to clean under running water.
Overall Rating: 4.5/5
With a powerful motor and easy-to-use design, the Cuisinart ICE-50BC Supreme is a worthy investment for anyone who doesn’t mind paying just a little bit more for a professional machine. Although this model is certainly not the cheapest out there, it’s still much cheaper than the likes of the Lello 4080 while still offering roughly the same features. This appliance is protected by a three-year warranty.
- Additional Capabilities: Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt and Gelato
- Churning Time: 25 min
- Dimensions: 15 x 11 x 10″
- Automatic: Yes
- Weight: 32 lbs
- Capacity: 1.5 qt.
- Timer: Yes
- Dishwasher Safe: Yes
- Warranty: 3-year Limited